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RE: getting Xfree86 resolution to stick?



in that same section where you would add the defaultcolordepth just list the
resolution you want the screen to appear at. whether it be 1024 or 1600x1200
or 800x600
that should work.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ted cypress com [mailto:ted cypress com]
> Sent: Friday, October 09, 1998 11:48 AM
> To: redhat-install-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: getting Xfree86 resolution to stick?
>
>
> Michael Olivier wrote:
> >
> > At 09:36 AM 10/8/98 -0700, Jamie D. wrote:
> > >edit the /etc/X11/XF86Config file and go to the Screen Section.
> > >add a line under the subsection of your accelerated server
> that basically
> > >says
> > >DefaultColorDepth 16(24) 16 being 65,000 colors, and 24 for
> being millions.
> > >This will keep that resolution at that default depth.
> >
> > Hmm... I've now tried this, although my concern is more with
> getting it into
> > 1024x768 than color depth... I've also tried the suggestion of
> changing the
> > order of resolutions so the one I want comes first. Neither works.
> >
> > I'd appreciate anyone's help at looking at my XF86Config file below and
> > helping
> > to figure this out.
>
> I've forgotten now, what video card do you have?
>
> 	-Thomas
>
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